Bosniak Culture: Bosniak Poets, Bosniak Writers, Bosnian Cyrillic, Skender Kulenovi , Me a Selimovi , Yugo-Nostalgia, Sevdalinka, Mak Dizdar

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Bosniak Poets, Bosniak Writers, Bosnian Cyrillic, Skender Kulenovic, Meša Selimovic, Yugo-Nostalgia, Sevdalinka, Mak Dizdar, Kolo, Safvet Beg Bašagic, Zija Dizdarevic, Zuko Džumhur, Musa Cazim Catic, Enver Colakovic, Bosnian Institute, Nasiha Kapidžic-Hadžic, Osman Ðikic, Abdulvehhab Ilhamija, Hamid Ekrem Sahinovic. Excerpt: ...
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Bosniak Poets, Bosniak Writers, Bosnian Cyrillic, Skender Kulenovic, Meša Selimovic, Yugo-Nostalgia, Sevdalinka, Mak Dizdar, Kolo, Safvet Beg Bašagic, Zija Dizdarevic, Zuko Džumhur, Musa Cazim Catic, Enver Colakovic, Bosnian Institute, Nasiha Kapidžic-Hadžic, Osman Ðikic, Abdulvehhab Ilhamija, Hamid Ekrem Sahinovic. Excerpt: Bosnian Cyrillic or Croatian Cyrillic is an extinct Cyrillic script, that originated in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was widely used in Bosnia and Croatia (Dalmatia and Dubrovnik regions). Its name in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian is bosanica and bosanica, which can literally be translated as Bosnian script (Croats also call it Croatian script, Croatian-Bosnian script, Bosnian-Croat Cyrillic, or Western Cyrillic). The name is not unique; officially is called in modern literature as "bosanica"; however, historically, it was not the most widespread name. The name "bosanica" is a recent effort at standardization. It is hard to ascertain when features of characteristically Bosnian type of Cyrillic had begun to appear, but paleographers consider that the Humac tablet (Bosnian Cyrillic tablet) is the first document of this type of script and dates back supposedly to the 10th/11th century. Bosnian Cyrillic lasted continuously until the 18th century, with sporadic uses even in the 20th century. Today it is preserved in a Franciscan monastery of Humac near Ljubuki in Herzegovina. Historically, a few areas of Bosnian Cyrillic had been prominent: In conclusion, main traits of Bosnian Cyrillic include: The polemic about "ethnic affiliation" of Bosnian Cyrillic started in 1850s and is not settled yet. Without going into nuances and details, the polemic about attribution and affiliation of Bosnian Cyrillic texts seems to rest on furthe... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1041946
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  • ISBN-13: 9781158131594
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/13/2010
  • Pages: 54
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.13 (d)

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